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Trucking Association Urges Government to Make COVID-19 Testing Available for Truck Drivers
Truck drivers are some of the essential workers keeping the supply chain moving during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However, according to reports, there have been issues regarding getting products to COVID-19 hot spots. With more truckers getting placed on pandemic sick leave, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is calling on President Trump to make coronavirus testing more readily available to those safeguarding the nation’s supply chain.
“Small-business truckers and professional drivers are the vital link to it all...
IFA Announces New Initiative to Ensure Truck Drivers have Access to Food on the Road
The International Franchise Association (IFA) today announced that it is working with the Owner–Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) and The American Trucking Associations (ATA) on a new project aimed at helping truck drivers to navigate the coronavirus pandemic.
Truck drivers are playing a unique and essential role keeping the economy functioning during this period of social distancing and quarantine. However, because increased restrictions on dine-in options, truck drivers are struggling to eat on the road and facing new challenges as they do their jobs. In short, their trucks are too big to fit in a drive-thru, it’s largely prohibited for..
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